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PNS Daily Newscast - October 22, 2020 

DNI Ratcliffe labels an email spoofing scam using Proud Boys as designed to damage Trump; CT Attorney General not buying feds' Purdue Pharma settlement.

2020Talks - October 22, 2020 

Obama makes his first live appearance on the campaign trail. And security agencies conclude that deceptive emails sent to some voters are foreign interference from Iran.

Archive: October 7, 2008

Cleveland, OH - More than 100,000 children in Ohio who are eligible for health care insurance coverage still are not enrolled. Help is out there, though, and children's advocacy organizations and health care providers are taking part in a series of meetings intended to spread the word. One problem, ...Read More

Seattle, WA – The political controversy known as "Buildergate" has ramped up another notch, with two former state Supreme Court justices announcing their intention to sue gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi and the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) for violating state campaign ...Read More

Portland, OR - Despite the grim economic news lately, clean "green" industries are expecting to do well in the Northwest. A new report, "Carbon Free Prosperity 2025," mentions five of them that together could account for almost 63,000 jobs in Oregon and Washington. Solar manufacturing, green build ...Read More

Billings, MT – Late voter registration starts today in Montana. At the same time, early voting by absentee ballot is underway. Theresa Keaveny with the Montana Conservation Voters Education Fund says Montana's election laws have become more voter-friendly in recent years, and now people can re ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – For many Iowans, especially those who live in rural areas and pay the lion's share of their own health insurance, a second or third job is the norm. Rising health care and prescription costs get the blame, but Bruce Koeppl with AARP Iowa says the current economic calamity is m ...Read More

St. Paul, MN – A proposed northern Minnesota sulfide mine is raising major concerns. Mary Marrow with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy says it would use techniques new to the state that have a bad reputation. "They have a high probability of emitting sulfuric acid as a runoff. ...Read More

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